Chaetoceros borealis J.W. Bailey, 1854

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Chaetoceros borealis

Chains (BF)

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
Chaetoceros borealis
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
University of Gothenburg, Marine botany
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
Chains (BF)
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Other remarks

Distribution: Widely
Life form
Cells united in chains
Size
Diameter = 12-46 µm
Literature
Drebes, G. 1974. Marines Phytoplankton, Eine Auswahl der Helgoländer Planktonalgen (Diatomeen, Peridineen). Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart. 186 pp.
Hasle, G. R. & Syvertsen, E. E. 1996. Marine diatoms. In: Tomas, C. R. (ed.) Identifying marine diatoms and dinoflagellates. Academic Press, Inc., San Diego, p. 5-385.
Rines, J. E. B. & Hargraves, P. E. 1988. The Chaetoceros Ehrenberg (Bacillariophyceae) flora of Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, USA. Bibliotheca Phycologica 79: 1-196
Sundström, B. 1973. Chaetoceros arter i Öresund. MSc. Thesis Univ. of Lund. 77 pp.

Biovolumes

Species Chaetoceros borealis
Author J.W. Bailey 1854
Division CHRYSOPHYTA (HETEROKONTOPHYTA)
Class Diatomophyceae (Bacillariophyceae)
Order EUPODISCALES (BIDDULPHIALES, CENTRALES)
Trophy AU
Geometric shape oval cylinder
Formula p/4*d1*d2*h
Size class 1 2 3 4 5 6
Unit cell cell cell cell cell cell
Size range 8-12x19 13-16x30 17-20x26 21-24x22 25-28x26 29-32x28
Height(h), µm 19.0 30.0 26.0 22.0 26.0 28.0
Diameter(d1), µm 11.0 15.0 18.0 22.0 26.0 30.0
Diameter(d2), µm 9.4 12.8 15.3 18.7 22.1 25.5
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 1 534 4 504 5 621 7 105 11 728 16 815
Comment HD fac.=0.85 HD fac.=0.85 HD fac.=0.85 HD fac.=0.85 HD fac.=0.85 HD fac.=0.85
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 110 265 317 383 575 770

Source

Olenina, I., Hajdu, S., Edler, L., Andersson, A., Wasmund, N., Busch, S., Göbel, J., Gromisz, S., Huseby, S., Huttunen, M., Jaanus, A., Kokkonen, P., Ledaine, I. and Niemkiewicz, E. 2006 Biovolumes and size-classes of phytoplankton in the Baltic Sea HELCOM Balt.Sea Environ. Proc. No. 106, 144pp. (PDF),
PEG_BVOL.zip

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